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I am busy with my large family and don't have time for taking a child to doctors for something like iron poor blood. Who do we see for one-stop treatment?

I am busy with my large family and don't have time for taking a child to doctors for something like iron poor blood. Who do we see for one-stop treatment?

Not possible: There is no one-stop possible...Anemia can mean hundreds of different diseases, testing to find out which one is crucial. It is very foolish to neglect health of children. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Iron Poor Blood (Definition)

Iron-poor blood is a condition where there is a lack of iron leading to insufficient ability of the blood to transport oxygen throughout the ...Read more


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What are the tests for iron poor blood?

What are the tests for iron poor blood?

Iron level tests: A common screening test for low iron is the hemoglobin level, since iron is necessary for it to be produced. If high or normal iron is likely normal. If low, more specific tests include a serum iron study, iron binding capacity & serum ferritin (a carrier protein). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of iron poor blood?

What are the symptoms of iron poor blood?

Iron deficiency anem: Anemia makes you tired and pale. Some get lightheaded, or have chest pain or shortness of breath. Iron deficiency can cause "pica" (craving something above and beyond needing it for food). The most common symptom is munching ice. Other people crave starch, chalk, dirt, or other unusual substances. It's important that iron-deficient people see an md so dangerous things like GI cancer are ruled out. ...Read more

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19yo F, 5"1 125lb. Had blood test bc dr suspected low iron.Turns out my iron levels are actually beyond high, way too high.what this mean? Treatments?

19yo F, 5"1 125lb. Had blood test bc dr suspected low iron.Turns out my iron levels are actually beyond high, way too high.what this mean? Treatments?

Hemochromatosis???: Really high iron is a sign of hemochromatosis. I can't advice further since I don't have all the details of your medical history. It is very important that you follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Chest pain! ugh! its on the lft side of my heart where the blood comes into it....What cud b happenin? Er was no help, poor treatment, very sad sarey

Chest pain! ugh! its on the lft side of my heart where the blood comes into it....What cud b happenin? Er was no help, poor treatment, very sad sarey

See your MD: Depends on what tests er did ... Should get thorough check by your md, especially if recurs, persists, or worsens ... May not be heart ... Could be lung or chest wall muscles/ribs ... ...Read more

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I'm26y,no erection(impotence) since puberty. I made (C-DDPU) result poor blood perfusion no venous leakage cavernosal artery normal.why & treatment?

I'm26y,no erection(impotence) since puberty. I made (C-DDPU) result poor blood perfusion no venous leakage cavernosal artery normal.why & treatment?

Impotence: Have your doctor order the labs related to low T. Then have your doctor refer you to a urologist who will examine you, review the labs, and then proceed to your best treatment. ...Read more

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Is Dercos Neogenic a good treatment for low iron related hairloss?

Is Dercos Neogenic a good treatment for low iron related hairloss?

Food: Fix low iron with food: beets, red cabbage, and other iron rich vegetables. You can blend them into a smoothie with frozen blueberries and coconut milk if you like. ...Read more

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Flat iron burn treatment?

Flat iron burn treatment?

Keep a close eye: Thermal (heat) burns are treated the same way: keep it clean and dry, don't pop any blister that may form, watch for any signs of infection (pus, increasing redness, fever, etc.) and call your doctor if any worsening symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for high blood sugar?

What is the best treatment for high blood sugar?

Diet and meds: A diabetic diet is the basis of any treatment. If diet is not effective then medications are added. ...Read more